Administrative Decisions — M

Respondents OAH Decision Decision's Effective Date Law Description
Altitude Entertainment Films, Inc. and Stephane Marchand /td> 2016030179 8/27/2016 CCorporate Securities Law of 1968 (Corporations Code Sections 25000, et seq.) Desist and Refrain Order Unlawful Offer and Sale of Securities (Corporations Code Sections 25110 and 25401)
Mac Beam, Inc. Bia Mac, Anhdao Theresa Quach 2015071124 8/04/2016 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Vacated order to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code sections 25110 (offer or sale of unqualified securities) and 25401 (misrepresentations in the offer or sale of securities).
M.E. Stevenson, Inc. L2006010092 07/26/06 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from selling unqualified securities, acting as an unlicensed investment adviser, and making misrepresentations in the offer or sale of securities, pursuant to Corporations Code Sections 25401, 25230, and 25110 of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.
Mahmood, Salam M.
dba Checks Cashed For Less, Inc.
L2008010638 10/31/08 California Deferred Deposit Transaction Law Order to desist and refrain from failing to maintain financial records in accordance with Financial Code Section 23007, and 10 C.C.R. Section 2025; for conducting business using a name other than the business Licensed in accordance with Financial Code Section 23023; and from failing to state that the Licensee is Licensed by the department in accordance with Financial Code Section 23027(b); and order to pay administrative penalty of $750.
Maria Belinda Flores-Martinez, Flores Shield Group, Inc., The Pennington Alexander Group, Inc., Fun Life Le’Chris Entertainment & Vision, Inc. 2010090547 09/11/2013 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from offering or selling or buying or offering to buy any security in the State of California, in violation of section 25110 (securities offered and sold without being qualified or exempt) and section 25401 (misrepresentation or omission of a material fact) of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968
Marina Capital Management, Inc. L2007070912 04/08/08 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to revoke investment adviser certificate for failing to maintain the required minimum net worth under the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.
MarrCal Oil Company, Inc. 2013010048 08/11/13 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from the further offer or sale of securities in the State of California, including but not limited to, interests in limited liability companies and investment contracts, in violation of section 25110 (securities offered or sold without being qualified or exempt) and section 25401 (misrepresentation or omission of a material fact) of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968
Martin, Jon 2008070340 05/10/10 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order upheld to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code section 25110 (offer or sale of unqualified securities).  Order rescinded to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code section 25401 (omission of material facts in connection with the offer or sale of securities). 
Maru Cosmetics USA; Joung, Hee Yang, aka John H. Joung, and JNM Group, Inc. L2002100694 08/02/07 Franchise Investment Law Order to desist and refrain from offering or selling Beauty Credit franchises unless and until the offers are registered under the Franchise Investment Law
Maspero, Stacy Ann L-2002090534 01/13/03 Escrow Law Order to bar from any position of employment, management or control of any escrow agent pursuant to California Financial Code section 17423 of the Escrow Law. *(Case Designated as Precedent)* (see also Order Denying Petition for Reinstatement for Stacey Ann Maspero
Matrix Investment Corporation L2006010920 05/26/06 California Residential Mortgage Lending Act Order to revoke License for failing to file annual report and maintain a surety bond pursuant to Financial Code Sections 50200 and 50205.
Maynard, Dorice A., as an individual L20070700296 10/16/07 Corporate Securities Law of 1968

Order to deny the application of Mitchell M. Maynard, dba Terra Vista Financial Planners, for an investment adviser certificate.

Order to bar respondents Mitchell M. Maynard and Dorice A. Maynard from any position of employment, management, or control of any investment adviser, broker-dealer, or commodity adviser.

Maynard, Mitchell M. dba Terra Vista Financial Planners; Maynard M. Mitchell, as an individual; Dorice A. Mitchell, as an individual L20070700296 10/16/07 Corporate Securities Law of 1968

Order to deny the application of Mitchell M. Maynard, dba Terra Vista Financial Planners, for an investment adviser certificate.

Order to bar respondents Mitchell M. Maynard and Dorice A. Maynard from any position of employment, management, or control of any investment adviser, broker-dealer, or commodity adviser.

Maynard, Mitchell M, as an individual L20070700296 10/16/07 Corporate Securities Law of 1968

Order to deny the application of Mitchell M. Maynard, dba Terra Vista Financial Planners, for an investment adviser certificate.

Order to bar respondents Mitchell M. Maynard and Dorice A. Maynard from any position of employment, management, or control of any investment adviser, broker-dealer, or commodity adviser.

Medawar, Joseph M. L2005070937 01/12/06 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from acting as a broker-dealer without possessing a certificate from the Commissioner, pursuant to Corporations Code sections 25210 and 25532 of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.
Mediano, Michael 2011080295 5/11/13 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code section 25230 (doing business as an investment adviser without first obtaining a license); Order issuing an administrative fine pursuant to Corporations Code sections 25252 and 25245.
Melendez, Henry L2005110304 05/26/06 Escrow Law Order to revoke escrow agent License and to bar from any position of employment, management, or control for continuing to conduct escrow business without a License and falsifying records in violation of Financial Code Sections 17200, 17404, 17414, 17423, and 17702.
Mermis, Joseph A. 2013010048 08/11/13 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from the further offer or sale of securities in the State of California, including but not limited to, interests in limited liability companies and investment contracts, in violation of section 25110 (securities offered or sold without being qualified or exempt) and section 25401 (misrepresentation or omission of a material fact) of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968
Michael E. Parker, Stellar Enterprise Associates, Inc., Daystar Investments, Inc. 2012110338 10/11/2013 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from the further offer or sale of any securities in the State of California, including but not limited to promissory notes and loan agreements, in violation of section 25110 (offer or sale of unqualified securities), and section 25401 (omission and misrepresentation of material facts in connection with the offer or sale of securities) of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.
Mills, Keith Allen 2013070479 12/26/13 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to bar Respondent from any position of employment, management or control of any broker-dealer or investment adviser pursuant to Corporations Code section 25213, and section 25212 (b) (convicted of a felony or misdemeanor which involved the purchase or sale of any security, arose out the conduct of the business of a broker-dealer or investment adviser, involved theft, or involved the violation of section 1341, 1342, or 1343 of Title 18 of the United States Code).
Milnes, James Wilkes 2012090224 05/12/13 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from the further offer or sale of any securities in the State of California, including but not limited to investment contracts and promissory notes, in violation of section 25110 (offer or sale of unqualified securities), and section 25401 (omission and misrepresentation of material facts in connection with the offer or sale of securities) of the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.
Monarch Productions, LLC 2008100191 06/16/09 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code section 25110 (offer or sales of unqualified securities). See Desist & Refrain
Monnett, Kenneth 2014040633 7/25/15 Check Sellers, Bill Payers and Proraters Law Order to desist and refrain from offering, engaging in, and/or providing prorater services to California consumers until licensed or exempt; order for $36,150.58 in ancillary relief; and order for $5,000 in administrative penalties.
Monterey Bay Securities L2007090318 05/28/2008 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from selling unqualified securities, from selling securities by means of an untrue statement of a material fact, and from conducting business as an unlicensed investment adviser; revocation of broker-dealer certificate; bar of Kenneth Doolittle from employment in the securities industry; and order to pay restitution in the amount of $244, 970.62, administrative penalties in the amount of $23,000 and costs in the amount of $32,260.
Moran Foods, Inc. 2007120040 03/20/09 Franchise Investment Law Order to rescind Desist and Refrain Order issued September 25, 2007. See also the Desist & Refrain Order
Moran, William M.,Jr. 2007120040 03/20/09 Franchise Investment Law Order to rescind Desist and Refrain Order issued September 25, 2007. See also the Desist & Refrain Order
Morones, Frank L2007120338 07/30/2008 Corporate Securities Law of 1968 Order to desist and refrain from violating Corporations Code sections 25110 (offer or sale of unqualified securities) and 25401 (omission and misrepresentatins of material facts).
Morrow, Linda L2001090207 02/13/02 Escrow Law Order to bar from any position of employment, management or control of any escrow agent pursuant to California Financial Code section 17423 of the Escrow Law.

MTC MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC., YVONNE ARVIZU, MARICRUZ CUEVA, WWW.IMPROVINGMYSCORE.COM, AND WWW.MEJORANDOTUCREDITO.COM

2015020315 3/10/2016 Check Sellers, Bill Payers and Proraters Law

Order to MTC Management Group, Inc., Yvonne Arvizu, Maricruz Cueva, www.improvingmyscore.com and www.mejorandotucredito.com, individually, jointly and severally, to:

  1.  Desist and refrain from engaging in the business, for compensation, of receiving money as agent of an obligor for the purpose of paying bills, invoices, or accounts of the obligor, or acting as proraters without first obtaining a license from the Commissioner of Business Oversight;
  2. Pay restitution to the Department of Business Oversight in the amount of $24,596, within 60 days from the date of the order;
  3. Disgorge all benefits received, including but not limited to, salaries, commissions, fees, profits and any other remuneration derived directly or indirectly from their actions or practices;
  4. Rescind each and all unlawful transactions;
  5. Pay the legal rate of interest on the principal amounts paid by Mr. Flores and Mr. Bautista from the date of their payments to the date of the order;
  6. Pay administrative penalties to the Department of Business Oversight in the amount of $12,500, within 60 days from the date of the order;
  7. Pay citations to the Department of Business Oversight in the amount of $12,500, within 60 days from the date of the order; and
  8. Pay to the Department of Business Oversight its costs in the amount of $11,826.40, within 60 days from the date of the order.
Munden, Liana 2015060534 4/13/2016 Escrow Law Order to bar Liana Munden from any position of employment, management, or control of any escrow agent.